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Crime & Public Safety

The long saga of a horrific crime finally came to an end in an Oakland courtroom on Wednesday. Oakland resident Cameron Smith, 23, was sentenced to seven years in state prison for fatally shooting of...

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Emeryville Police officers responded to call at the Denny’s on Powell Street early Saturday morning at about 3:56 a.m.. Witnesses reported a male subject acting erratically and “flipping over tables.” After arriving on the scene,...

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The April 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 206 total crimes reported for the month (down sharply from the 245 ‘spike’ reported in March). Property crime remain on a +21% trajectory from last year and violent crimes are on...

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The Emeryville Police Department issued a Nixle alert today warning residents of what they describe as a ‘nanny scammer.’ On the afternoon of Friday April 26th, they received a report from a resident stating someone had...

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The March 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 245 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 238 reported in February). The report lists two laptop strong-arm robberies at Peet’s as well as one in front of...

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Emeryville Police Chief Jennifer Tejada didn’t mince any words on Twitter recently in response to a series of opioid overdoses in her city. “We need comprehensive services for drug addiction & mental health,” she said in...

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Emeryville Police Department officers responded to multiple calls of a shooting at the Hyatt House hotel on Saturday evening at 12:46 a.m. Officers arrived and located a male adult in the lobby with a gunshot wound....

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A jury found an Oakland man not guilty of three charges and deadlocked on a fourth in an Alameda County courtroom last Thursday. Cameron Smith, 23, was on trial for the shooting death of a...

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The February 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 238 total crimes reported for the month (down from the 247 reported in January). Auto burglaries continued their resurgence after a modest 10% decline throughout 2018. The 141 reports for...

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An Alameda County prosecutor is asking jurors to convict a man of first-degree murder for a 2017 double-shooting that left one man dead. The Emeryville shooting followed an arranged marijuana deal in the Target parking...

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The Emeryville Police Department has issued an alert for an ‘at risk’ missing person in our community. Myracle Moses was last seen in Temescal Circle at the Emery Bay complex on Monday, March 18th. On that...

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Customers and employees were evacuated from the Emeryville Home Depot at about 2:34 p.m. this afternoon at after a report of a suspicious package. The package was noticed in the front of the store among...

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The man convicted of robbing an Emeryville cyclist last month was sentenced in an Alameda County courtroom recently. Jurors found Jesse Williams guilty of second-degree robbery in their verdict on January 31. They however found him...

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The January 2019 Emeryville Crime Report saw 247 total crimes reported for the month (up from the 219 reported in December). Auto burglaries jumped dramatically with the Emeryville Peninsula being hit particularly hard (37 for the month). Auto...

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A pedestrian who was the victim of a recent hit-and-run in downtown Oakland has been identified as a 56-year-old Emeryville Man. The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau identified last Friday’s fatality as 56-year-old Darryl Jefferson. According...

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Berkeley police investigators seized a cache of weapons from an Emeryville Triangle neighborhood home last Thursday morning. An investigation into a gun transaction led to the discovery of the weapons according to authorities and court...

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Last Monday marked one year since the horrific shooting of Alex Madias near the Emeryville Amtrak station. Madias was picking up a friend when he was the subject of an attempted robbery where he was...

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Emeryville Police Officers responded to a vehicle versus train collision at the 67th Street crossing at about 11:04 p.m. last night. Miraculously, there were no reported injuries as a result of this collision. The driver...

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A 54-year-old man was convicted of second-degree robbery in an Alameda County courtroom on Thursday, January 31st. The man had also been charged with assault with a deadly weapon for striking a female cyclist with...

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The Alameda County Fire Department and Emeryville PD responded to a structure fire near a house on 43rd Street at about 10:30 p.m. last Tuesday. The fire turned out to be one of three “suspicious”...

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As part of a new ‘Police Transparency Law’ that went into effect this year, local law enforcement agencies around the state have been scrambling to fulfill requests by news outlets and individual rights groups. The Emeryville...

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The December 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 219 total crimes reported for the month (up slightly from the 218 reported in November). The final crime report of 2018 saw violent crime increase by 4% for the year...

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The November 2018 Emeryville Crime Report saw 218 total crimes reported for the month (down slightly from the 225 reported in October). Robberies for the month reached double figures and are up 16% percent from last year....

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Barely a week after completing training to recognize opioid overdose symptoms and how to administer a lifesaving antidote, Emeryville Police Officers were put to the test. Emeryville Police Department vehicles had just recently been equipped...

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